The pulpit rock ( Preikestolen )
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The pulpit rock ( Preikestolen )

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Palavras-chave: preikestolen, the pulpit rock

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A: Sunset from Preikestolen over Lysefjorden - Norway

Por Sergej Esnault, 10 metros de distância

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preikestolen

Sunset from Preikestolen over Lysefjorden - Norway

B: Foggy and rainy day on Preikestolen :(

Por Bane Obradović, 20 metros de distância

Foggy and rainy day on Preikestolen :(

C: Preikestolen

Por Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 20 metros de distância

Preikestolen

D: On the Pulpit rock

Por Bane Obradović, 30 metros de distância

On the Pulpit rock

E: Pulpit Rock

Por Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 70 metros de distância

Pulpit Rock

F: Trail To Preikestolen

Por Bane Obradović, 80 metros de distância

Trail To Preikestolen

G: Hiking to Preikestolen

Por Vieru Claudiu, 230 metros de distância

Hiking to the Preikestolen on a day trip from Stavanger

Hiking to Preikestolen

H: Lysefjord, view from Preikestolen

Por Bane Obradović, 240 metros de distância

Lysefjord, view from Preikestolen

I: Preikestolen

Por David Rowley, 330 metros de distância

Preikestolen

J: Preikestolen

Por David Rowley, 380 metros de distância

How close would you stand to the edge?Preikestolen, which stands 604 metres about the fjord below, is...

Preikestolen

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Norway, Europe

Esta é uma visão geral de Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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